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2000-yr-old Shiva shrine found-India-The Times of India

24 Feb

LUCKNOW: Believed to be among the oldest brick shrines in India, Lucknow University’s department of ancient Indian history and archaeology has Shiva temple unearthed by a team from Lucknow Universitys ancient Indian history and archaeology department TOI

‘‘It’s actually a complex comprising five temples,’’ Prof D P Tewari of the Lucknow University said. ‘‘While four temples belong to the Kushana period 1st-3rd century AD or 2,000 years ago, it appears that the primary temple was constructed during the Sunga period 2nd century BC to 1st century AD or 2,200 years ago.’’

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